OBCA All Star Recaps
Large School Red 84, Large School Grey 68
McAlester's Cliff Smitherman pumped in 23 points and five rebounds to lead the Red squad to victory against the Grey in the Large School OBCA All Star game comprised of players from Class 6A, 5A and 4A.
Smitherman hit nine of 13 from the field, including three three-pointers, while Union's J.C. Hartzler had a big effort as well with 15 points, including seven of 10 from the field, and seven rebounds.
The Red was clinging to a 36-33 lead at halftime before pulling away behind scorching 58 percent shooting from the field over the final two periods. They also capitalized on a massive 57-32 rebounding advantage.
El Reno's Connor Hayden posted a terrific performance to lead the way for the Grey, finishing with a team-high 22 points on eight of 16 shooting (including four treys) and five rebounds. A.J. Holland of Del City added 10 points while Putnam North's Joe Summers had nine.
Large School Red 19 17 22 26 - 84
Large School Grey 14 19 14 21 - 68
Red Squad - Cliff Smitherman (McAlester) 23, J.C. Hartzler (Union) 15, Dillon Moorehead (Shawnee) 8, Nick Wood (Cascia Hall) 7, Keith Thomas (Fort Gibson) 6, Phillip Leonard (Union) 6, Tate O'Grady (Byng) 6, Jake Roach (Vinita) 5, Paxton Kilby (Ada) 4, Dylan Murrell (Stillwater) 4.
Grey Squad - Connor Hayden (El Reno) 22, A.J. Holland (Del City) 10, Joe Summers (Putnam North) 9, Justin Wagner (Mount St. Mary) 7, Randy Martinez (Anadarko) 6, Garrett Hermanski (Deer Creek) 5, Travis Galbreath (Ardmore), Drew Jones (Bethany) 3, Collin Bricker (Piedmont) 2.
Class 3A All Stars 94, Class 2A All Stars 83
In a tight contest throughout, the Class 3A All Stars made enough plays down the stretch to post the victory.
Haskell's Dalton Cefalone and Centennial's DaSean Carolina each canned seven of 13 from the field, finishing with 17 and 16 points respectively to pace the 3A attack as they shot 45 percent as a team for the game. Carolina also pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.
The 3A squad also got great contributions from Logan Scott of Caney Valley and Darnel Embry from Prague with 14 points each. Washington's Jesse Nixon chipped in nine, Kellyville's Johnathan Buckley had eight and Okemah's Kyler Lee chipped in seven.
It was a sizzling start for Class 2A as they nailed 49 percent from the field in the opening half but managed just 39 percent after the break, although kept it close by hitting six three-pointers.
Five players reached double figures led by Preston's Chance LeBlanc with 18 points. Javis Flynn from Watonga posted 14 points and dished out four assists. Pioneer's Brett McNaughton and Colbert's Keith Scruggs added 11 points apiece while Dale's Daniel Banks had 10.
Class 2A All Stars 22 19 24 18 - 83
Class 3A All Stars 23 23 25 23 - 94
Class 2A - Chance LeBlanc (Preston) 18, Javis Flynn (Watonga) 14, Brett McNaughton (Pioneer) 11, Keith Scruggs (Colbert) 11, Daniel Banks (Dale) 10, Rylan Russell (Cordell) 7, Jerry Collins (Carnegie) 5, Josh Meloy (Hennessey) 4, Jared Brown (Howe) 3.
Class 3A - Dalton Cefalone (Haskell) 17, DaSean Carolina (Centennial) 16, Darnel Embry (Prague) 14, Logan Scott (Caney Valley) 14, Jesse Nixon (Washington) 9, Johnathan Buckley (Kellyville) 8, Kyler Lee (Okemah) 7, Bryce Hyatt (Kingfisher) 5, Ramsey Hamilton (Beggs) 2, Preston Releford (Keys) 2.
Class A All Stars 82, Class B All Stars 76
The Class A All Stars rode a 30-point fourth quarter explosion to rally for the victory. Class B led 61-52 entering the final stanza before watching the Class A group rally, largely behind free throws whee they outscored Class B by a whopping 33-12 margin.
Sterling's Jacob Quickle and Wright City's Colten Converse led the assault with 16 points apiece with Quickle knocking down 12 of 17 at the charity stripe. John Lazenby III from Glencoe also hit double figures with 11 points while Fort Cobb's Gavan Steinmetz added nine and Cheyenne's Austin Thrash and Hydro-Eakly's Taylor Rains chipped in eight apiece. Stuart grad Turner Brewer also added seven.
Class B was spurred by Burlington's Garrett Butler, who canned 10 of 14 field goals and posted a team-high 22 points. Tony Simmons from Henryetta-Wilson notched 17 points and four steals while Temple's Aaron Holden contributed nine points. Class B got off to a fast start with 55 percent shooting but faded in the second half, hitting just 35 percent from the field.
Class B All Stars 26 14 21 15 - 76
Class A All Stars 16 23 13 30 - 82
Class B - Garrett Butler (Burlington) 22, Tony Simmons (Henryetta-Wilson) 17, Aaron Holden (Temple) 9, Ryan Radcliff (Forgan) 6, Clay Walker (Hammon) 6, Troy Wilczek (Lomega) 5, Chance Smith (Kinta) 4, Jason Johnson (Arnett) 3, Brendon Johnson (Varnum) 2, Dru Woolfolk (Fort Supply) 2.
Class A - Colten Converse (Wright City) 16, Jacob Quickle (Sterling) 16, John Lazenby III (Glencoe) 11, Gavan Steinmetz (Fort Cobb-Broxton) 9, Taylor Rains (Hydro-Eakly) 8, Austin Thrash (Cheyenne) 8, Turner Brewer (Stuart) 7, Austin Kretchmar (Okarche) 5, Kyle Bencoma (Weleetka) 2.
article updated on 06/21/12 12:41